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Rhode Island ranked 14th among the 50 states for a 0.1 percent decline year-over-year in exports for the first six months of the year, according to e-forecasting.com.
By Shobhana ChandraBloomberg News
Manufacturing in the U.S. expanded in August at the slowest pace since May 2013 as anemic demand from emerging markets such as China translated into leaner factory order books.
PBN Staff Writer
Hasbro Inc. said it has completed the sale of its manufacturing locations in East Longmeadow, Mass., and Waterford, Ireland, to the Cartamundi Group, according to a news release.
Rhode Island’s leading economic indicator increased last month to a reading of 133.1, boosted by a decrease in unemployment claims and an increase in building permits.
Hasbro, the Pawtucket School Department and the city of Pawtucket are partnering with No Bully, a non-profit organization that trains schools how to stop bullying.
By Lindsey RuppBloomberg News
Tiffany & Co., the luxury jewelry chain, posted second-quarter profit that missed analysts’ estimates after currency fluctuations took a bite out of international revenue.
Mature firms in Rhode Island experience above-average tax burdens, with six out of seven firm types experiencing among the third-highest burdens nationwide, according to a study by the Tax Foundation.